Jan Crouch, co-founder of Trinity Broadcasting Network, has died

ORLANDO — Jan Crouch, co-founder of Trinity Broadcasting Network, has died Tuesday after suffering a “significant” stroke last Wednesday night.

She was 78.

Her children Matt and Laurie shared their thoughts on her death on their website.

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"Laurie and I have just watched the transition of our precious Mother from this world to the next; watched her step into the presence of Jesus and into her heavenly reward.  Jan Crouch, known around the world as Momma Jan, has gone home."

Earlier reports indicated that her prognosis for recovery was poor.

Crouch, along with late husband, Paul Crouch, founded TBN in 1973. TBN bills itself as the largest religious network. The channel offers 24-hour inspirational programming. Crouch is known for her big hair, and dramatic makeup and wardrobe. Her charismatic personality attracts followers from all over the world.